Duration 5h 51m
Distance 332.4 miles
Average price £260
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cheltenham and Edinburgh takes 5h 51m and the fastest train takes 5h 44m. The train service runs several times per day from Cheltenham to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cheltenham Spa
  2. Edinburgh
5h 51m
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£160 - £390

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Edinburgh is 285 miles. The road distance is 332.4 miles.

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Cheltenham to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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Cheltenham to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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What companies run services between Cheltenham and Edinburgh?

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham Spa to Edinburgh every 2 hours. Tickets cost £160 - £390 and the journey takes 5h 51m.
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Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£160 - £390

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